Chili sparks far more conversation and questions than a mere newspaper can offer. So, check out the Food Dude blog at blog.newsok.com/fooddude to read: →How an expanding local Hispanic community and the Internet have made the finding of lesser known types of dried chiles and powders easier. →How chili parlors in Oklahoma date to statehood and survived the Great Depression. →Chili’s role in national politics. →How restaurant chili differs from homemade, and where to find it. →Cook-off lore. →How to stretch your chili into next week and next month.